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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Getting Government Jobs by Partnership for Public Service

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USAJOBS.gov

USAJOBS.gov is the search engine/database for federal government jobs. This is where you will find virtually all government job openings (the government calls them vacancy announcements), complete with salary info, location, the kinds of qualifications that the agency is looking for in an applicant, and more.
As the one-stop shop for government jobs, USAJOBS.gov typically has roughly 30,000 vacancy announcements on the site at any given time. It’s a treasure trove of information because 100 percent of all the competitive jobs—that is, the ones you can apply for—are listed there.
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Vacancy announcements are government-speak for job postings or job openings.
Navigating USAJOBS.gov and understanding job listing information ...

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